If you are interested in becoming a student employee for University Recreation (Klotsche Center & Pavillion) please fill out an application from the links below and return appropriately as stated in the application. You must submit an application for the semester in which you wish to start working. Applications do not carry over from semester to semester. In order to be reconsidered for employment you must fill out a new application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
We are currently accepting applications for all positions for Spring semester. In order to be in the application pool for the Spring Semester, please turn in an application to the Information Center no later than Thursday, November 14th. Must be available to work 8-12 hours per week including occasional weekends.
Job Summary: The lifeguard(s) on duty is/are responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies.
Required certifications to lifeguard are:
Position:Water Safety Instructor:Vacancy
Job Summary:The purpose of a Water Safety Instructor’s main responsibility is to insure the instruction of participants in the course programs is safe, inviting and appropriate. They also must possess a thorough knowledge and application of swimming and water safety skills and hold a current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification.
Position: Equipment Room Worker:Vacancy
Job Summary: The purpose of the Equipment Room Worker is to serve our patrons as an attendant in the equipment room. The Equipment Room Worker must be able to use the Class Membership Management equipment check out system to check out and process rental fees.
Position: Facility Services Worker:Vacancy
Job Summary: Serve our patrons by cleaning activity & other areas of the facility. Monitor the Klotsche Center and Pavilion for illegal entries and appropriate behavior of patrons. Assist the Information Center Manager with tasks and errands.
Position: Information Center Worker:Vacancy
Job Summary: To serve patrons as a front-line representative of UREC. Control access to the Klotsche Center and Pavilion through use of the Membership Management System. Location – Information Center ID swipe desk.
Position: Fitness Attendant: Vacancy
Job Summary: The UREC Fitness Attendant will provide a high level of customer service while supervising the UREC Fitness Center, enforcing policies, cleaning equipment, and ensuring a safe environment. Fitness attendants will be attentive and continually observe/walk through the fitness center, while being available to provide assistance to users.
Job Summary: The UREC Personal Trainer will educate clients on proper exercise techniques, conduct fitness testing, and develop safe and effective exercise programs. The trainer will coach, inspire and motivate clients towards established goals. The trainer will also independently manage training appointments and maintain regular contact with clients. Qualified candidates will hold a Personal Trainer Certification from an accredited national organization.
Group Exercise Instructor: Vacancy
Job Summary: The UREC Group Exercise Instructor will design and teach safe and effective group exercise classes to a variety of fitness levels. Instructors will educate participants on proper form, anatomy, contraindications and modifications, while creating a fun and safe environment. Candidates must complete the UREC Group Exercise Instructor Training program and/or be certified with an accredited national organization.
Sport Clubs Event Assistant: Vacancy
Job Summary: The purpose of the Sport Clubs Event Assistant is to support the mission of the Sport Clubs Program to provide a professional and safe experience for all members of the program. The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide on-site supervision of Sport Clubs practices, competitions and special events. Qualified candidates will have exceptional customer service skills to effectively communicate with the sports club participants, coaches, and spectators in a courteous and professional manner.
Special Event Worker: Vacancy
Job Summary: Set up, supervise and break down for all college/high school athletic and univesity events held in the Klotsche Center. Special Event staff should ensure a safe/clean environment, and be available to provide patrons and staff assistance during the event.
Marketing Coordinator: No-Vacancy
Job Summary: The Marketing Coordinator manages social media and advertising for Outdoor Pursuits and, works closely with University Recreation Information Services. This individual must have significant experience in graphic design and excellent grammar.
Logistics and Event Staff: No-Vacancy
Job Summary: Logistics and Event Staff oversee outdoor gear rentals and returns, assist participants with trip sign up and maintain a neat and inviting space. These staff are also responsible for facilitating frequent events and educational programs on campus.
Challenge Course Facilitators: No-Vacancy
Job Summary: Challenge Course Facilitators provide 2 hour to half day team building experiences for on campus groups. CCFs are groomed for paid work through an apprenticeship process which focuses on local operating procedures, leadership and group dynamics and developing a program. First Aid, CPR and AED training are minimum requirements for CCFs and is provided in house and free of charge.
Trip Staff: No-Vacancy
Job Summary: Instructors and Trip Leaders provide safe, fun and developmental outdoor experiences for UWM students. They are groomed for paid work through an apprenticeship process tailored to each applicant's depth of knowledge in a particular discipline. A Wilderness First Aid certification is required for all staff who wish to lead off campus trips. This 16 hour certification is provided in house and free of charge. CPR and AED training is also required and provided in house and free of charge.